Threshold Series

Dr. Brian VolckDr. Brian Volck
‘Attending Others: A Doctor’s Education in Bodies and Words’

Thursday, April 12, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Fred M. Rogers Center

Dr. Brian Volck, a speaker, writer, poet, pediatrician, teacher and advocate for children and families in poverty, will be the next speaker in the Saint Vincent College Threshold Series.  The event is being jointly presented with the Ann Kinzer Clark, M.D. Memorial Lecture Series in cooperation with Latrobe Area Hospital Charitable Foundation.

Admission is free for the lecture but reservations are required. Persons requesting tickets may either call the box office at 724-805-2177 or register online.

Tickets will be held at the box office for pickup upon arrival for the presentation; no tickets are mailed in advance.

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The popular Threshold Series was established by the College in 1981 through a grant from the McKenna Foundation of Latrobe to provide a public forum for presentations by distinguished speakers.

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The Threshold Series

Threshold logoSaint Vincent College established the Threshold Series in 1981 when the Kennametal Foundation of Latrobe made a substantial grant to the College for the creation of an ongoing series of lectures and cultural events.


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Previous Speakers

Threshold logoPrevious Threshold speakers have included:

  • Br. Guy Consolmagno, S.J.
  • Carl Sagan
  • Isaac Asimov
  • Claire Bloom
  • Alex Haley
  • Lt. General James A. Abrahamson
  • Stephen F. Cohen
  • Ralph Nader
  • Robert Jarvik
  • Michael Medved
  • Jane Bryant Quinn
  • Harold S. Kushner
  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
  • Archduke Rudolph of Austria
  • Roger Cossack
  • Heinz-Joachim Fischer
  • Jerome Oetgen
  • Benjamin Zander
  • Colleen Carroll Campbell
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Steven Johnson